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The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary is a dynamic teaching and research-oriented department with great ideological and intellectual diversity. We are proud to be a department of scholars who have developed the national and international profile necessary to sustain a high quality teaching and research program.


Recent News

Political Science invites applications for the following positions:

Brenda O'Neill speaks in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University on "Unpacking Gender's Role in Political Representation in Canada" part of the Bell Chair in Canadian Parliamentary Democracy Speaker Series, October 23, 2014.

The University of Calgary will be hosting the next Canadian Political Science Students Association's National Conference on Energy Politics. 

Registration for this conference starts on November 3rd. 

This year’s recipient of the Donald N. Byers Memorial Killam Prize for the Best Statement of Program of Studies and Research was Mark Harding, doctoral student in the Department of Political Science. Harding received the award for having the best-written research proposal for a general audience. His research measures the extent of “inter-institutional dialogue” between courts and legislatures in Canada, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand in order to provide empirical evidence for how different models of rights protection affect democratic governance.

Doctoral candidate Lauren Moslow's presentation at the Women in International Security and Development Conference, held in Ottawa in May, was judged to be the second best of the 50 that comprised the event.  Congratulations Lauren!

Did you know?

The International Relations Undergraduate Program has moved to Political Science?
About International Relations
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• International Relations (IR) as an interdisciplinary subject is taught only at the Undergraduate level but students who are interested in an MA or PhD in IR should follow the link here as IR is taught as part of POLI at the graduate level.

Upcoming Events

Date & Time:
November 25, 2014 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the News

Nov
16
2014
The Battleford's News Optimist
ALBERTA PC PARTY BY-ELECTION WINS HOPE OVER EXPERIENCE?
Barry Cooper
Nov
15
2014
Canadian Sailings
RUSSIA REALITY CHECK
Robert Huebert
Nov
14
2014
Nov
10
2014
Nov
7
2014
The Globe and Mail
TRUDEAU'S RUSH TO JUDGMENT
Tom Flanagan
Nov
5
2014
Winnipeg Free Press
ALBERTA SERVES AS CAUTIONARY TALE
David Stewart

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Anthony M Sayers & David Denemark, "Radicalism, Protest Votes and Regionalism: Reform and the Rise of the New Conservative Party". , Canadian Political Science Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2014, 3-26. PDF

Antonio Franceschet, "Immanuel Kant," Oxford Companion to International Relations, Volume 1, edited by Joel Krieger, Oxford University Press, 2014, 551-557.

Donald Barry, Bob Applebaum, and Earl Wiseman, Fishing for a Solution: Canada's Fisheries Relations with the European Union 1977-2013 (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2014), pp. xvi, 178.

Brianna Heinrichs, MA Student, Debating climate change is a great way to spend a Saturday night, blog post for Joseph Howe Institute, June 24, 2014.